Sheridan, WY 82801
Sheridan College is one of the seven public 2-year colleges in Wyoming. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Sheridan. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 45% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Northern Wyoming Community College District's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $2,256, and fees were $864. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,768 and $864 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio16:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Sheridan College Nursing program offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree with an optional Practical Nursing Track after one year. The program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
The ADN program combines theoretical in classroom instruction and clinical practice. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Students must complete both the classroom and clinical components for students to go on to the next level on the program as indentified by the sequential course order.
Non nursing requirements must be completed before or concurrently with identified nursing courses. Students are expected to maintain a C grade or higher on all nursing and science courses.
- Complete Application for General Admission
- Application for admission to the Nursing program
- Official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Official transcripts for all college level coursework
- Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher for all pre-requisite courses
- Completion of English and Math requirements
- TEAS V (Minimum Adjusted Score of 58.7%)
The nursing program only accepts a limited number of students into the program. An applicant is conditionally accepted into the program on the basis of the total points earned according to the criteria above.
The program requires a criminal background check, health check including required immunizations CPR certification (Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers), drug screen and liability insurance before full admission is awarded.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||7||52|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
09/01/1989 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$94/credit|
|In State Students||$94/credit|
|Out of State Students||$282/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of Sheridan College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$1,000|
|State Grant & Scholarships||47%||$2,122|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||57%||$4,013|
|Federal Student Loans||26%||$4,344|
$6,813Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,804|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,885|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,430|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,914|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wyoming state board of nursing.